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Government appoints TWO Minerals Council members to the board of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)

text-relevantCoalition’s “clean coal” plan to power Gina, Clive, Adani in Galilee basin, REneweconomy. By  on 1 March 2017 “……. the Coalition’s ties with the coal lobby have deepened. Sid Marris, a former analyst with the Minerals Council of Australia, and a 16-year veteran of News Ltd,  has joined Turnbull’s staff as an advisor.

This week, the chairman of the Minerals Council of Australia, the most vocal coal lobby group, Vanessa Guthrie, was appointed to the ABC board despite not making the shortlist prepared by an independent panel.

The Minerals Council, it has been widely reported, supplied the lump of coal brought into Question Time last month by treasurer Scott Morrison, in the middle of a record-breaking heat wave. The coal was lacquered so Coalition ministers and MPs would not get their hands dirty……http://reneweconomy.com.au/coalitions-clean-coal-plan-power-gina-clive-adani-galilee-basin-35115/

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March 3, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, media

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